2010 Riverside Ave.
Paso Robles, CA
Open Thurs. - Sun.
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 29, 2014
from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
at the Pioneer Museum
There will be impersonations of famous local and national women, including:
Julie Gordon Low (founder of Girl Scouts)
Dr. Myrtle Hedgepeth (optometrist)
Birma Still MacLean (photographer)
Phoebe A. Hearst
. . . and others
Step back in time and look at a one-room school in session for a day.
ALL are invited to attend.
ALWAYS HELD ON THE SATURDAY
PRECEDING OCTOBER 12
The purpose of Pioneer Day in 1931
was to thank the area ranchers and farmers for their
business during the difficult years of the Depression.
Their produce helped to keep the local economy going.
The merchants closed their doors for the day and
invited the farmers and ranchers to come to town
and enjoy lunch in the park. The tradition has
continued with a free bean feed in the downtown city
park, following a parade on Spring Street that begins
at 10:00 a.m.
Some of the special activities that have taken place at
past Open House events . . . enjoying the music,
watching wool spinning and wheat weaving,
listening to small gasoline engines, practicing cowboy
skills --- roping a stationary target and branding
a block of wood, seeing the huge Jeanesville Pump
and viewing the tractors that were driven through the
May 3 and 4, 2014
from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Santa Lucia Rockhounds will be holding their Annual Rockhound Roundup, a rock, gem and mineral show, at the Pioneer Museum and Pioneer Park, 2010 Riverside Avenue, Paso Robles. There will be dealers, exhibits, drawing prizes, youth activities, food and fun for all. Free admission. For more information contact Dale at (805) 226-0719 or Richard at (805) 467-2966.
Enjoy our skilled carving demonstrations every
2nd Saturday of the month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Watch woodcarving by members of the
California Carvers Guild.
Visitors are welcome and informal instruction
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